Introduction: 2D Shape Puzzle

This puzzle uses your ability to move 2D pieces to create a rectangle in over 50 different ways. This is a game designed to test your creative thinking and problem solving and is great for children ages 3 and up.

Step 1: Supplies Needed

You will need:

  • Graph paper
  • Pen
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Cardboard or cereal box

Step 2:

Paste the shapes onto some cardboard, it doesn't have to be very thick, cereal boxes works fine. make sure all the piece are on a solid part of the cardboard that doesn't have any bends or tears.

Step 3:

First draw the shapes on some graph paper like I did in this image.

Step 4:

Cut out the shapes around the black lines, colour in the shapes if you like to.

Step 5:

Try and create a rectangle out of the shapes in different ways, there is over 50 different combinations!